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Plant Poaching and Black-Market Succulents

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Plant Poaching and Black-Market Succulents

A growing appetite for rare plants has inspired an international black-market that threatens some varieties with extinction. 

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Quick Fire Plant Care: The Dangers of Overwatering

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Quick Fire Plant Care: The Dangers of Overwatering

Memories of outdoor plants dying on Summer holidays have given us a skewed perception of how much water houseplants need. We think we're being attentive when we give our plants a drink, and it's the first thing we do if our plant isn't looking quite right. Read on to learn about the dangers of overwatering, as well as how to prevent it!

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Do Plants Promote Sleep Regularity?

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Do Plants Promote Sleep Regularity?

If plants fluctuate according to circadian rhythms, and our own internal clocks are influenced by environment, can having plants in the bedroom help promote better sleep patterns?  

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Spotlight on the Red Pygmy Pineapple

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Spotlight on the Red Pygmy Pineapple

Pineapple may not belong on pizza but what about taking one into your home? Read on to learn more about these funky indoor plants and see if you can get your hands on one.

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Interior Design With Plants

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Interior Design With Plants

There’s a new way to upgrade your decor, and it's all the rage...Interior Design with plants! Yes, despite surviving the 80’s with most people turning their noses up at them, houseplants are back with a bang. You may just recognise some of the old favourites too..! There’s often a myth that houseplants (in fact any plants) are difficult to grow.. Well, I bet I know exactly what you did wrong. You overwatered them. Don’t water your plant every single time you walk past it, which could be twice- or more- times in a day. You could end up drowning the poor...

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